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Friday, April 19, 2019

Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved

A dire need for dental care in Southwest Virginia was one of the catalysts for Johnston Memorial to plan a dental residency program that will offer advanced training to dentists who have obtained licensure and are interested in furthering their education or specializing in a certain field.  ... read more about Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27

The annual event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The expo portion will take place in the hospital’s conference center, while the 5K takes place right outside the hospital’s main entrance. The race begins at 9 a.m. ... read more about Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Ballad Health clinical leader tapped for national post

MedAxiom announced today that it has selected Dr. Jerry Blackwell to serve as its president. The nation’s leading community of cardiovascular providers, thought leaders and innovators, MedAxiom is a subsidiary of the American College of Cardiology. ... read more about Ballad Health clinical leader tapped for national post.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Ballad Health regional conference on highly infectious disease preparedness

The conference, titled “Disease X: Are You Prepared?” will be held March 26 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Attendees of the grant-funded conference will hear from nationally-recognized medical professionals about their experiences and learn how to be prepared for any disease that may impact our region. ... read more about Ballad Health regional conference on highly infectious disease preparedness.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Greeneville Community Hospital continues sustainability plans

Following through with plans announced in August 2018, hospital leaders in Greeneville announced continued progress towards the goal of serving the community with specialized medical services through one hospital with two separate campuses in Greene County. ... read more about Greeneville Community Hospital continues sustainability plans.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Save the date: ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’ on March 24

On Sunday, March 24, “Broadway Comes to Greeneville” will showcase young talent from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia performing with professional Broadway stars. The Broadway-style show, now in its eighth year, raises awareness for Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Save the date: ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’ on March 24.

Friday, March 8, 2019

From the jungles to the mountains, surgery fits Dr. Jeremy Meyer

When he sewed up a deep cut to the bone in the jungle of Nicaragua on a mission trip shortly after he graduated from college, Dr. Jeremy Meyer was convinced of the critical importance of surgery. Now, he finds his calling to do surgery closer to home at Mountain States Medical Group General Surgery as the group’s newest surgeon. ... read more about From the jungles to the mountains, surgery fits Dr. Jeremy Meyer.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Annual Shamrock 4 Miler set for March 15; registration is open

Break out your running shoes and St. Patrick’s Day attire; the annual Johnston Memorial Hospital Shamrock 4 Miler and Leprechaun Walk is set for Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. ... read more about Annual Shamrock 4 Miler set for March 15; registration is open.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Holston Valley Medical Center named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Holston Valley Medical Center has been recognized nationally for its excellence in cardiac care. The hospital was recently named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM. This is the fourth time Holston Valley has been recognized with this honor.
  ... read more about Holston Valley Medical Center named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Ballad Health’s Wilkes named to Leadership Tennessee’s first NEXT program

Ballad Health’s Clem “Bo” Wilkes has been selected for the first class of Leadership Tennessee NEXT, a program offering early-to-mid career professionals in-depth personal and career development.  ... read more about Ballad Health’s Wilkes named to Leadership Tennessee’s first NEXT program.

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